lower right: on banner held by angel, letters upside down: GLORIA IN XELSIS DEO; center reverse, first two letters in monogram: J:B.[or] H:B. N:66. / Albano.
John Barnard [d. 1784], London; by inheritance to his nephew, Thomas Hankey [d. 1799], Bedford Park, London; (his estate sale, Christie's, London, 7-8 June 1799, no. 36); James Akers, London; (his sale, Stanley, London, 28-29 April 1814 [originally scheduled for April 21-22], no. 127); George Spencer-Churchill, 5th duke of Marlborough [1766-1840], White Knights, near Reading, Berkshire; (his sale, Hawkes, at his residence, 26-28 October 1819, 3rd day, no. 13). (sale, Phillips, London, 12 October 1985, as Workshop of Albani). (Havari and Johns, London); sold 1986 to NGA.
- The Age of Correggio and the Carracci: Emilian Painting of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1986-1987, not in cat.
- A Collector's Cabinet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 38.
- Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 72, 329-333, color repro.